• Top selling removable drive
    • Rugged all-steel construction rated for 30,000 insertions
    • Flat front for seamless integration
The DX115 is a rugged and reliable removable drive for data security, transport, and backup. It is relied on in HP workstations, and by other major manufacturers.

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Technical Specs

Part Number 6616-6500-0500
Product Name DX115
SATA Bus Speed 6G
Host (I/O) Ports (1) SAS/SATA: Up to 6 Gbps
Drive Types Supported SATA 2.5" drives
SATA 3.5" drives
SATA SSD (solid state drives)
SAS 2.5" drives
SAS 3.5" drives
Host Bay Size 5.25in
Insertion Rating up to 30,000 carrier insertions
Number of bays 1
Lockable Bays Yes
Number of LEDs 2
Description of LEDs Power, drive activity
Construction material(s) Rugged metal construction
Dimensions 8.07" x 5.75" x 1.61" (205mm x 146mm x 41mm)
Weight 2.50 lbs. (1.13 kg)
Populated Weight 4.15 lbs. (1.88 kg)
Compliance FCC, CE, RoHS, C-Tick, RCM, TAA
Warranty CDSG provides a 5-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment our product is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit our website.
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Product Description

Government agencies, digital cinemas, and SMB organizations that need a reliable and versatile removable drive enclosure to store, transport, and protect their sensitive data rely on the Data Express® DX115 SAS/SATA 6G carrier and frame. This removable frame mounts into any 5.25-inch peripheral bay.

Soft start circuitry increases data integrity by eliminating in-rush current during spin-up.

The receiving frame offers 6 Gbps performance when used with a 6 Gbps drive and host configuration and it is backward compatible with 3 Gbps drives and hosts.

The DX115 SAS/SATA 6G receiving frame uses a patented drive interface that has been tested and verified for up to 30,000 carrier insertions.  The rugged metal construction of this removable enclosure dissipates heat and ensures the safety of your drives.

Additional features:

  • SAS frames compatible with SATA drive carriers
  • Power, drive activity, and fan failure LEDs
  • Cableless drive connection
  • Mounting hardware 
  • Connector alignment pins
  • 5-year warranty
  • Free lifetime phone tech support

The DX115 SAS/SATA 6G carrier and frame will provide you with reliable performance while protecting your data.



Included Items

  • Screws for installation
  • 4-pin to 15-pin power adapter
  • Set of 3 keys

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